For contestants that are in the 1st-3rd Grades
Formal Dress (40%)
Contestants in the first grade through third grades are required to wear a full-length, formal dress of their choosing. It's important to note that the judges won't be evaluating the gown itself, but rather the overall appearance, taking into account the contestant's look, how well the dress fits, and if the color suits them. Full Makeup is allowed for stage competitions, however; should be age appropriate. The stage will be setup runway style.
Contestants in the 1st through 3rd grades will appear on stage in opening number attire. Contestants will introduce themselves and include one fun fact. Judges will be evaluating contestants based on their natural beauty and enjoyment during the competition. Is the contestant having fun? This category will take place right after the opening number. Each contestant will have a maximum of 20 seconds for their introduction.
Contestants will have the opportunity to speak with the judges There won't be any difficult or tricky questions asked. Our judges are warm and friendly and just want to get to know the contestant better. During the interview, it will be conducted privately and in a panel format. Contestants are free to choose whether they prefer to sit or stand during this interaction. Dress should be a dress or pant suit with Light makeup is allowed for interview- blush, powder, mascara, and lip gloss.
Young (90 seconds):
What is your favorite thing to do?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
What is something you are good at?
Contestants will compete in the grade that they are attending in the Fall of the competition year.
One overall National Jr. Young Miss Queen will receive:
$500 cash scholarship
Official, unique USS national crown
USS Rhinestone embroidered sash by Christine Warren
USS Teddy Bear with matching crown and sash
USS Rhinestone suitcase by Marc Defang
USS Rhinestone backpack by Marc Defang
USS Rhinestone cup
USS Rhinestone crown box
USS custom parade banner
USS jacket by Frilly Lilly's Boutique
USS Title Tag (Rep your reign)
Bootcamp session with Clements Aesthetics and Coaching
Photoshoot with Queen B studios (Alabama)
Royalty breakfast following the pageant for contract signing.
USS personal autograph cards
Special gift during Christmas
Special gift for birthday
Memories that will last a lifetime.
Alternates and State finalists will receive a trophy and USS Teddy bear with crown and sash.
LOTS of ways to win!
America's Miss USS (Talent)
Miss USS Model
Spirit of Pageantry Award
President's Volunteer Service Award
Community Service Award